Holidaymakers looking for fun on the North West coast of Wales should try Tywyn, which is a beautiful little fishing resort. Located in the county of Gwynedd this is a delightful place close to many interesting and fun places in the North of Wales. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday cottages, B&Bs, caravan parks and camp sites.
This part of North Wales is a great spot for hikers and cyclists to travel along coastal walks or further afield there is the wonderful Snowdonia National Park, which is about 20 miles from Tywyn. The town is on the coast but is within easy reach of other resorts of Mid and North Wales, where many other sandy beaches can be found and various water sports can be tried. The National Watersports Centre on the banks of the Menai Strait offers courses in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, cruising and powerboating.
Angling is a popular activity in the area with various lakes and rivers nearby as well as offshore fishing. There are a number of places to try rock climbing, abseiling or even head underground with guided tour provided at Betws Y Coed. There are over 60 golf courses in North Wales including just two miles away Aberdovey Golf Club and Borth and Ynyslas Golf Club is about six miles from Tywyn.
Tywyn has a small selection of eateries such as restaurants, cafes, tea rooms and public houses. There are also some very quaint shops selling local produce and arts and crafts as well as a small supermarket. Bigger high street shops and a cinema can be found at Aberystwyth, which is about a 50 minute drive away.
There are many interesting places to visit in and around Tywyn including various national nature reserves between 5 and 15 miles away. There are many places of outstanding beauty nearby with parks and gardens. Holidaymakers can also visit numerous historic buildings, galleries and museums including Corris Railway Museum, Ceredigion Museum and Aberystwyth Castle.
The warmest time of the year to visit North Wales is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 degrees centigrade. The driest months of the year tend to be May and July while November and January is the wettest time of the year with between 90 and 100mm average rainfall per month.
Manchester Airport is approximately 90 minutes from North Wales and serves more domestic destinations than any other UK airport Domestic flights from London are offered by British Airways and BMI. Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights to Manchester from Ireland, while many of the major European airlines such as Air France, KLM and Lufthansa fly here too. There is a railway station at Tywyn with services to and from Shrewsbury, which in turn has services to Cardiff Central and Birmingham International.